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De Facto States and Democracy: The Case of Abkhazia

References Abkhaz World, 2010: MFA of Abkhazia: The USA use double standards policy, ignore historic facts and justify Georgia’s aggressive policy. In: Abkhaz World, 31 March, available from:, DoA: 02 March 2015. Agnew, J., 2001: Regions in revolt. In: Progress in Human Geography, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 103-110. DOI: Agnew, J., 2009: Globalization and sovereignty

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Selected aspects of water and sewage management in Poland in the context of sustainable urban development

/02586]. References Allen, A. (2009). Sustainable cities or sustainable urbanisation. Palette UCL’s journal of sustainable cities 1(2). Available at: DoA: 10.01.2019. Allen A. 2009 Sustainable cities or sustainable urbanisation Palette UCL’s journal of sustainable cities 1 2 Available at DoA: 10.01.2019 Batista, G.D.G. (2018). Characterization of

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Public spending mechanisms and gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the agricultural sector (1970–2016): Lessons for Nigeria from agricultural policy progressions in China

.66 1990–1999 China 33.73 25.71 46.03 8.16 Nigeria 45.27 24.62 21.62 8.49 2000–2016 China 48.91 26.03 49.38 9.92 Sources Calculated using data from International Monetary Fund’s Government Finance Statistics (various issues) Table 6 reflects evidence of the relevance of government efficiency on spending and corruption control. Corruption is a big issue and receives global attention. Cases of corruption are not exceptional and have long been debated in Nigeria and China. The governments of these two countries

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Capacities of African-oriented Polish NGOs: a quantitative approach

.81 0.11 0.15 0.50 0.31 3 European Meeting Centre – Nowy Staw Foundation - 1.00 0.02 0.16 1.00 0.44 4 Wayair Foundation 0.37 0.67 0.02 0.04 - 0.22 5 Foundation Article 25 - 0.74 - 0.03 - 0.15 6 Foundation for Somalia - 0.45 0.08 0.54 0.50 0.31 7 Economic Foundation – Poland – Eastern Africa - 0.13 0.01 0.01 - 0.03 8 Innovaid Foundation 0.30 0.35 0.18 0.17 - 0.20 9 Kiabakari Foundation - 0.43 0.23 0.14 - 0.16 10 Cultures of the World

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Creative Clusters in Visegrad Countries: Factors Conditioning Cluster Establishment and Development

References Allan, G., 2003: A Critique of Using Grounded Theory as a Research Method. In: Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp. 1-10. Bednář, P., Danko, L. and Grebeniček, P., 2013: Towards Creative Clusters: Mapping and Development of Creative Industries in Slovakia. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Geography and Geology, pp. 260-265. Bialic-Davendra, M., Pavelková D. and Břusková, P., 2013: Cluster Policy and Supporting Tools Consistent with Cluster

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Word Heritage Sites as soft tourism destinations – their impacts on international arrivals and tourism receipts

natural, economic and socio-cultural environment without an unacceptable decrease in the quality of visitor satisfaction. Sustainable tourism is a form of tourism that, in contrast to mass tourism, keeps the caused damage low, and well below the carrying capacity of the destination area. It has been increasingly popular recently, and is widely discussed in contemporary tourism literature (for references see, e.g., Weaver et al., 1999 ). The term “soft tourism” is used – especially in Europe – similarly to “sustainable tourism”. The expression gained popularity in

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Optimal Spatial Allocation of Labour Force and Employment Protection Legislation (EPL)

increased since the beginning of the EMU. In this sense, he estimates that 25% of such shocks are cushioned by labour force migration in one year and this reaches 50% after five years. Finally, A. Arpaia ( Arpaia et al., 2018 ) investigates other institutional features that have shaped worker mobility in Europe and its responsiveness to the current point of the business cycle. He confirms that labour migration has become increasingly responsive to unemployment after the adoption of the common currency. Although there is broad empirical work on the field of drivers

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Urban resident perceptions of the impacts of tourism development in Zimbabwe

college graduate 33.6 No formal education 0.7 I am a degree holder 2.7 I am busy with my diploma 0.7 I have completed my postgraduate studies Employment status 0.7 Full-time 61.9 Unemployed (student) 22.1 Unemployed (housewife) 0.3 Retired 1.0 Part-time 6.2 Unemployed (I cannot find work) 2.6 Labour/unskilled 4.9 Business person Sector employed 0.3 Tourism-related 7.7 Non-tourism-related 92.3 Length of residence in area Under 10 years 25.4 10-19 years 25.7 20

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Municipal waste recycling in big cities in Poland in the context of ecologisation

. 2012 poz. 645), which defined that by 2020 recycling level and reuse processes for fractions such as paper, glass, plastic and metal should amount to 50%. Non-compliance with the requirements would result in a stiff penalty, and Poland should therefore develop recycling technologies ( Hryb, 2015 ). It is important to realise that recycling efficiency depends on efficient selective municipal waste collection. At present, Polish communes (including cities) are working out independent systems of selective waste collection, which is legally grounded in the Act of 25th

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The application of new technologies in promoting a healthy lifestyle: selected examples

1 Introduction The increasing popularity of mobile devices, which is accompanied by constantly decreasing data transfer costs, mean that a significant proportion of society is currently remaining permanently on-line. Typically, people used the Internet indoors, but being constantly on-line requires technology to be transferred outdoors (e.g. to public spaces). Even according to research by Forlano (2008) conducted a decade ago, more than 25% of hotspot users in parks admitted that they had not visited these places before Wi-Fi signal transmitters were

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